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We haven’t stayed in business for over two decades by doing the same thing we did 20 years ago. Google is constantly evolving, social media platforms are growing exponentially, and digital marketing companies must adapt and roll with these changes. We stay on the cutting edge of the latest and greatest industry practices to provide our clients digital marketing strategies that work well for their websites and help their businesses grow. When our team at SharpNet learns of new developments in digital marketing, we like to share the news!

Our blogs and articles are chock-full of timely and relevant information, everything from how Google’s new page experience will impact your website rankings to the importance of a user-friendly web design. We also like to share company news about what SharpNet is up to and we highlight team members to help you get to know us on a more personal level. If you’re interested in a topic we haven’t covered, please reach out to us and let us know! We’d love to hear from you.

 

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Neo-Brutalism in Web Design

Brutalism 2.0: Why the Web's Ugliest Trend Is Back (With a Makeover) Remember Geocities? The garish colors, clashing fonts, and general pixelated chaos of early websites were the epitome of "so bad, it's good" design. But there was also something undeniably bold, even...

Free Client Acquisition Strategies

No Budget, No Problem! 10 Cost-Free Methods to Increase Your Digital Marketing Clientele   In today's competitive landscape, finding new clients for your digital marketing agency can seem daunting, especially when operating on a tight budget. However, with the...

The “Near Me” Myth Busted

Say Goodbye to “Near Me” and Hello to Local SEO Success   The desire to appear instantly when someone searches for "[business type] near me" is understandable. But fixating on the phrase "near me" in your website copy is a misguided SEO strategy. Modern search...

Fighting Spam Form Fills from Google Ads

Google Ads Success Comes with a Side of Spam: Fight Back and Protect Your Leads   Google Ads is a fantastic tool to increase website visibility, but this surge in traffic often brings an unwelcome guest: spammers. Their automated bots bombard your contact forms...

Newsjacking

Newsjacking: How to Ride the Wave of Viral Trends for Maximum Blog Impact In the ever-changing world of digital marketing, simply being relevant isn't enough. To truly capture attention, your blog needs to tap into the conversations already happening online. Enter...

Exit Popups and SEO

Do Exit Popups = Lower Rankings? The Truth Revealed Exit-intent popups have become a staple for marketers looking to squeeze those last-minute conversions from abandoning website visitors. But as a savvy digital marketer, you might ask – do these popups come at a cost...

Programmatic Audience Targeting

Mastering Programmatic Audience Targeting: Geofencing, Addressable Audiences, and Retargeting In the dynamic world of digital marketing, programmatic advertising is one of the latest innovations, offering a way to place graphic ads on popular websites, apps, and other...

Vanity URL Redirects Hurt SEO

Are Vanity URL Redirects Sabotaging Your Local SEO? Vanity URLs—those memorable web addresses targeted to specific locations or niche keywords—offer the potential to boost localized search presence. However, simply redirecting a vanity URL to your main site could...

How To Get 5-Star Google Reviews

This guide details a best practices process for acquiring positive Google reviews, emphasizing the importance of direct customer interaction and genuine appreciation. We outline a three-step approach for initiating a conversation after a positive experience, followed...

Update Existing Content for SEO

How to Update Existing Content for SEO To effectively update your website content for improved SEO, use a three-part strategy which includes optimizing high-performance pages for conversions, reviving low performers with targeted improvements for traffic, and merging...

The Digital Marketing Playbook: Pro Tips and Tricks

Neo-Brutalism in Web Design

Brutalism 2.0: Why the Web's Ugliest Trend Is Back (With a Makeover) Remember Geocities? The garish colors, clashing fonts, and general pixelated chaos of early websites were the epitome of "so bad, it's good" design. But there was also something undeniably bold, even...

Free Client Acquisition Strategies

No Budget, No Problem! 10 Cost-Free Methods to Increase Your Digital Marketing Clientele   In today's competitive landscape, finding new clients for your digital marketing agency can seem daunting, especially when operating on a tight budget. However, with the...

The “Near Me” Myth Busted

Say Goodbye to “Near Me” and Hello to Local SEO Success   The desire to appear instantly when someone searches for "[business type] near me" is understandable. But fixating on the phrase "near me" in your website copy is a misguided SEO strategy. Modern search...

Newsjacking

Newsjacking: How to Ride the Wave of Viral Trends for Maximum Blog Impact In the ever-changing world of digital marketing, simply being relevant isn't enough. To truly capture attention, your blog needs to tap into the conversations already happening online. Enter...

Exit Popups and SEO

Do Exit Popups = Lower Rankings? The Truth Revealed Exit-intent popups have become a staple for marketers looking to squeeze those last-minute conversions from abandoning website visitors. But as a savvy digital marketer, you might ask – do these popups come at a cost...

Programmatic Audience Targeting

Mastering Programmatic Audience Targeting: Geofencing, Addressable Audiences, and Retargeting In the dynamic world of digital marketing, programmatic advertising is one of the latest innovations, offering a way to place graphic ads on popular websites, apps, and other...

Vanity URL Redirects Hurt SEO

Are Vanity URL Redirects Sabotaging Your Local SEO? Vanity URLs—those memorable web addresses targeted to specific locations or niche keywords—offer the potential to boost localized search presence. However, simply redirecting a vanity URL to your main site could...

How To Get 5-Star Google Reviews

This guide details a best practices process for acquiring positive Google reviews, emphasizing the importance of direct customer interaction and genuine appreciation. We outline a three-step approach for initiating a conversation after a positive experience, followed...

Update Existing Content for SEO

How to Update Existing Content for SEO To effectively update your website content for improved SEO, use a three-part strategy which includes optimizing high-performance pages for conversions, reviving low performers with targeted improvements for traffic, and merging...

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